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I have a GE Spacemaker microwave bought 1/14/05 . cannot find instruction manual. underneath lite out. tried to unscrew to replace but bulb twisted from base with threads and blew out the other bulb and the fan. what can i do? thanks can u send a schematic or some info? the model# is JVM1440BH01 and serial # VG902159B Freda Moles @ fredatom@wilkshire.net

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We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.

Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa.

Feel free to contact me directly.

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